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Emphysematous cystitis: An unusual disease of the Genito-Urinary system suspected on imaging

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Author(s): Bobba Ravi | Arsura Edward | Sarna Pawanjit | Sawh Amar

Journal: Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials
ISSN 1476-0711

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 20;
Date: 2004;
Original page

Keywords: hematuria | emphysematous cystitis

ABSTRACT
Abstract Emphysematous cystitis is a rare disease entity caused by gas fermenting bacterial and fungal pathogens. Clinical symptoms are nonspecific and diagnostic clues often arise from the unanticipated imaging findings. We report a case of 52-year-old male who presented with fever, dysuria and gross hematuria who was found to have emphysematous cystitis.
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